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26 Apr 2018 | 2:15 pm

'We feel like we can help the girls more than ever': Nonprofit growing fundraising efforts on behalf of trafficking ... - Laramie Boomerang


Laramie Boomerang

'We feel like we can help the girls more than ever': Nonprofit growing fundraising efforts on behalf of trafficking ...
Laramie Boomerang
Thirteen years ago, Ruth Williams remembers, she was flipping through the pages of a magazine while she waited to see her hairdresser. She came across an article about girls rescued from human trafficking in Cambodia, and she saw a picture of a 5-year ...

14 Apr 2018 | 6:08 am

Feminist Dorm Rooms Are Set to Transform Cambodia - OZY


OZY

Feminist Dorm Rooms Are Set to Transform Cambodia
OZY
They debate Donald Trump's relationship with Kim Jong Un, the threat of a nuclear attack and the need for a free press — just weeks after the Cambodian government announced the closure of one of the country's most respected newspapers, The Cambodian ...

6 Apr 2018 | 5:12 am

Thailand falling victim to America's puritanical sex culture - The Nation


Thailand falling victim to America's puritanical sex culture
The Nation
For a local example, let's not forget Somaly Mam, a globally lauded Cambodian anti-trafficking campaigner who resigned in 2014 amid charges of malpractice. Her ex-husband said: “When you work in this world, you know fabricated stories are used by ...

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5 Apr 2018 | 1:05 pm

'It's not about one woman': A young Australian's fight to end sex trafficking - ABC Online


'It's not about one woman': A young Australian's fight to end sex trafficking
ABC Online
At 22, Stephanie Lorenzo was headed for a corporate career. Then a personal story about the sex trade altered her trajectory. Ms Lorenzo was visiting Cambodia when she picked up The Road of Lost Innocence, the memoir of international human rights ...

29 Nov 2017 | 4:03 am

Whatever happened to… Somaly Mam? - Southeast Asia Globe


Southeast Asia Globe

Whatever happened to… Somaly Mam?
Southeast Asia Globe
The Together1heart Facebook page mixes stories of traumatic rapes endured by young Cambodian women with video messages from celebrities such as Susan Sarandon urging donors to “make the imaginary world that's free of slavery a reality”, along with ...

24 Apr 2017 | 6:25 am

Somaly Mam Foundation Closes - Newsweek


Newsweek

Somaly Mam Foundation Closes
Newsweek
The Somaly Mam Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to combating sex trafficking in Cambodia, has “officially ceased all operations, ended all grant funding and permanently closed [its] doors,” the foundation announced in a statement October ...
Somaly Mam Foundation Closes DownThe Cambodia Daily
Somaly Mam Foundation finally shuts downDevex
Somaly Mam foundation shuts downThe Phnom Penh Post

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20 Oct 2014 | 5:28 pm

Who's Telling The Truth About Somaly Mam? A Smashed Icon, A Media Brawl—and a Comeback - Daily Beast


Daily Beast

Who's Telling The Truth About Somaly Mam? A Smashed Icon, A Media Brawl—and a Comeback
Daily Beast
This means war! In the annals of pitched battles between rival media outlets, a brass-knuckled skirmish pitting Newsweek against Marie Claire seems especially unlikely. Yet that is exactly what is happening, as the venerable newsmagazine and the glossy ...

19 Sep 2014 | 5:32 am

'Victims Can Lie as Much as Other People' - The Atlantic


The Atlantic

'Victims Can Lie as Much as Other People'
The Atlantic
Now Margaret Sullivan, the public editor of The New York Times, is calling on Kristof to “give readers a full explanation” of his reporting on Somaly Mam, the celebrated Cambodian anti-sex-trafficking activist who, according to a recent Newsweek expose ...

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6 Jun 2014 | 7:38 am

Activist Somaly Mam quits foundation amid claims she faked personal story - The Guardian


The Guardian

Activist Somaly Mam quits foundation amid claims she faked personal story
The Guardian
Newsweek interviewed "childhood acquaintances, teachers and local officials" in the village where Mam grew up, who contradicted her story. The story also points to instances when Mam confused details of her own story, including how many years she spent ...
Sex slavery activist Somaly Mam quits foundation after book probeLos Angeles Times
NYT's Nicholas Kristof should drop everything, audit his Cambodia workWashington Post
Cambodian sex slavery activist Somaly Mam quits foundation amid allegations she distorted her pastNEWS.com.au
Huffington Post -Asian Correspondent -Esquire
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30 May 2014 | 12:37 pm

Somaly Mam: The Holy Saint (and Sinner) of Sex Trafficking - Newsweek


Newsweek

Somaly Mam: The Holy Saint (and Sinner) of Sex Trafficking
Newsweek
They all come to meet with AFESIP's president and co-founder, Somaly Mam, and support her courageous work fighting sex traffickers. Mam is one of the world's most compelling activists, brave and beautiful, and her list of supporters is long and ...

21 May 2014 | 4:49 am